torsdag den 18. juli 2013

Sønderborg Castle

Sønderborg Castle was built in the 12th Century.

Gråsten Castle


Gråsten Castle, first mentioned in 1648, is one of Queen Margrethe's summer residenses. It was a favorite of her parents', King Frederik and Queen Ingrid.
Looking through one of the enormous hedgerows.

The park is public and filled with all kinds of flowers. It's simply a stunning place.

Møgeltønder Church Dome

Nordborg Castle

Højer Mill

The beautiful Dutch mill at Højer.


In the war of 1864, great battles were fought here.

The legendary mill at Dybbøl.

Parts of old German war monuments. This part of Denmark was part of Germany from 1864 to the reunion in 1920.

Augustenborg Castle

Augustenborg Castle - from the seventeenth century.

Roskilde Cathedral

The first church on the site was built in the 980s. The cathedral was built in the 12th and 13th centuries. It is the final resting place for 21 Danish kings and 18 queens.

The tomb of the first ever ruling queen of Denmark, Margrete the First, who united Scandinavia.

Viking Ship

Denmark, home of the Vikings.
Today, there are still opportunities to go sailing on a real Viking ship at the Viking Ship Museum in Roskilde.

Rosenborg Castle

Rosenborg Castle is the home of the Danish Crown Jewels.

The castle was built in 1606-07 by King Christian IV.

Sunset at Nr. Lyngby


The frigate "Jylland" is the world's biggest wooden warship. It was in its prime at the Battle of Helgoland in 1864. Today it's a museum.

The famous town hall in Ebeltoft. Popular for weddings.

Meilgaard Castle

The beautiful Meilgaard Castle on Djursland between Fjellerup and Bønnerup. It's from 1573. Today, the old horse barn has been converted into the most charming restaurant.

onsdag den 17. juli 2013

Rubjerg Lighthouse

A magical sunset at Rubjerg Lighthouse.
The lighthouse has been half swallowed by the sand dunes, and before long it will tumble into the sea.